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Table 4 Association of retinopathy with clinical and laboratory characteristics

From: Relationship between retinopathy and renal abnormalities in black hypertensive patients

Characteristic Correlation coefficient P value
Age (years) 0.41 0.001
Duration of hypertension (years) 0.29 0.001
Body Mass Index (Kg/m2) 0.16 0.017
Systolic Blood pressure (mmHg) 0.07 0.295
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) −0.05 0.946
Mean Blood Pressure(mmHg) −0.03 0.637
Pulse Pressure (mmHg) 0.10 0.145
Waist Circumference (m) 0.09 0.200
Hip Circumference (m) 0.04 0.574
Waist Hip Ratio 0.08 0.226
Uric Acid (mmol/L) −0.001 0.990
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.22 0.002
HDL-Cholesterol (mmol/L) −0.01 0.885
Low Density Lipoprotein (mmol/L) 0.23 0.001
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 0.11 0.111
Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (mg/g) 0.002 0.974
C-Reactive Protein (g/L) 0.17 0.016
eGFR by MDRD (ml/min/1.73) −0.26 0.001